Arts & Culture

Kent State Pay Study If you could name your price for items ranging from food to music and shows, how much would you pay? It is a concept that some establishments, such as Panera Cares cafés in St. Louis and Boston, use to help feed customers who cannot afford to pay.  The café lists suggested donations next to each meal, but it is up to customers to...

Kent State Fashion School The Fashion School at Kent State University is the recipient of the 2016 Impact Award for Excellence in Education, presented by the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation. The Morgan Foundation — an organization dedicated to mental wellness, the arts and education in Northeast Ohio and a longtime partner of the Fashion School — honored the school at...

fashion storeThe Kent State Fashion School Store got some early morning customers -- via television. FOX 8’s Kenny Crumpton spent the morning touring the city of Kent. One stop included the Kent State Fashion School Store in Acorn Alley. Watch on FOX 8.

Jihyun Kim, Ph.D., associate professor at Kent State University's Fashion School, has been identified as one of the top researchers in fashion marketing, according to a new analysis of contributions to the field. Three of Kim's colleagues at the Fashion School — Jonghan Hyun, Ph.D., Kim Hahn, Ph.D., and Catherine Leslie, Ph.D. — studied...

Some of the biggest stars in Hollywood, from the small screen to the A-listers, walked the infamous red carpet for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards. While some glistened with glamour, others had some major misses. To help judge the best and the worst dressed, Sabrina Pierotti, Kent State University Fashion School student joined Romona Robinson and...

In honor of the 75th anniversary of the comic book super heroine Wonder Woman, Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, the Ohio Humanities Council and the Cleveland Public Library have partnered to organize a symposium that celebrates the historical trends that have changed the world of comics, American popular culture and feminism....

High up on the 12th floor lies an historical wonderland of adventure, where one of the world’s largest Babar collections comes to life with the flick of a light switch.     The lovable elephant, with a multi-generational following since 1931, shares his human mannerisms through 3600 different items, including a 6-foot-tall plush Babar,...

Saying goodbye was more difficult than Riley Jernejcic could have ever imagined. Crouched down on the cobblestone street with her arms stretched out from one end to the other, Jernejcic cried out, “Adios. Abrazo,” which means goodbye and hug in Spanish. About 50 feet away, a little boy, known as Wilder, came running up the hill. “He jumped...

A national display of costume and set designs from productions of Mozart’s "The Magic Flute" was organized in collaboration with the Kent State University Museum and will soon be on its way to the Kent Campus.  Hyperallergic.com reports that Magical Designs for Mozart’s Magic Flute at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts...

Kent State University alumna Lindsay Simon and Paul Schwensen are ready to put on their dancing shoes in Porthouse Theatre’s high-energy production of “Footloose.” Relive one of the greatest movie musicals on the Porthouse stage Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University’s outdoor, summer theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, concludes its 48th season with “Footloose.” Directed by Porthouse Producing Artistic Director Terri Kent, “Footloose” opens July 29 and runs through Aug. 14....